Light is the Left Hand of the Darkness

Light is the Left Hand of the Darkness

Its Summer Solstice, 2020. I always find it unusual that in June, when are just beginning to discover the warmth and energy of the summer, our earth begins its shift towards the winter sun. I wonder about the lightness and the darkness, about the solstice and the...
Holding your Golden Threads

Holding your Golden Threads

I began creating my ‘holding your golden threads’ piece in the midst of the Covid 19 pandemic. Life as we know it changed and I, like many, had to find and hold on to their resources to weather the storm. As I took the incredibly delicate golden embroidery...
Sing Your Own Song

Sing Your Own Song

Sing your own Song I was delighted to be asked to exhibit at the MAKE Symposium 2020 in Cork, Ireland. It was a collaborative project between Crawford College of Art and Design and the Theatre Department of UCC, with a handful of makers (me included) and a handful of...
Accepting the Unwanted

Accepting the Unwanted

Accepting the Unwanted I started this piece when I was on the move and wasn’t even sure why. I had been travelling a bit over a few weeks and was feeling a little ungrounded. Part of me, maybe due to it being late Autumn, wanted to hibernate and move inwards....
Being True to Yourself

Being True to Yourself

Being True to Yourself How can I be true to myself and maintain my sense of self and still be in a relationship with the other. And when I say the ‘other’, I mean parent, older children, wider family, friends or partner! This is my dilemma. If I am...
Finding Stillness through the Trees

Finding Stillness through the Trees

Finding Stillness through the Trees This piece of art, entitled ‘Finding Stillness through the Trees’, reflects my own search for stillness and calm in my day to day life. One of my ways… is walking in the woodlands and amongst the trees. As I make,...
Loss: A journey through Grief

Loss: A journey through Grief

A Journey Through Grief Over the month of August, I embarked on what I thought was a simple task. Having found a bag of old embroidery threads in my fathers family home, I decided to weave a piece that incorporate these threads and allow me to discover where I was in...
Salmon and Vegetable One Pot Wonder

Salmon and Vegetable One Pot Wonder

Salmon and Vegetable One Pot Wonder is a great dish that takes about 20 mins. Perfect if you come home from work or school and you want to eat quick without loads of washing up! PrintSalmon and Vegetable One Pot Wonder Ingredients1 onion - finely chopped 1 clove of...

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